Issue details

Business Rates for the Dereham Pilot Scheme

To consider the introduction of a discretionary retail rate relief scheme within the five market towns of Breckland, following the Dereham pilot scheme completion.  The retail rate relief scheme could attract investment and limit areas of retail decline.  It is anticipated that this scheme could positively assist in a reduction in the number of empty retail units in targeted areas of Breckland’s five market towns.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Decision due: 21 Sep 2017 by Council

Lead member: Executive Member for Place (Health Lead)

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Agenda items


  • Open for Business, Pilot Outcome  
  • Business Rates for the Dereham Pilot Scheme